About your Search

20130201
20130228
SHOW
STATION
KGO (ABC) 27
LANGUAGE
English 27
Search Results 0 to 26 of about 27
cornell bernard tells us from san jose as the mayor is ready for the state of the city address. cornell? >> normally it is a word no one wants to hear but the mayor will make it a big part of the state of the city address. the word is "taxes." the mayor says the city needs a sales tax increase and will call on community leaders to organize a campaign to support police and fire services and restore pay for workers who had to take cuts to balance the budget. a poll suggests that voters could be willing to do that. there is 70 percent support if a quarter percent sales increase but 57 percent for half a percent increase. the earliest it would be on the battle is next year, the 5th sales tax measure voters have approved since the mayor took office in 2007. the state of the city address is underway at 6:30 right here at city hall. >> fairfield police are asking for your help in finding the killer of a 13-year-old girl. the guardian for the 13-year-old reported her missing last thursday evening. her body was found friday m
killings. new video of christopher dorner has surfaced. the lapd may be using a new tactic to find him and there could be a connection to tonight's grammy awards. kira klapper joins us live from the newsroom with all the late-breaking developments. good morning, kira. >> good morning. abc news has learned the los angeles police department is beefing up the number of officers guarding the grammy awards at the staples center. that's because he named many celebrities and musicians in his online manifesto. meanwhile the search enters its fourth day with big clues emerging. the latest piece. evidence is this surveillance from an auto parts store. it shows him throwing a magazine in and weapons belt in a dumpster. police confirm they found weapons inside this truck, his burned out truck, which turned up thursday near big bear lake. overnight the lapd announced what could be a new tactic, hoping to finally stop in week-long reign of terror. the police chief is reopening the 2007 case that got christopher dorner fired from the department for allegedly lying. >>> i'm not doing this to appease h
the game. security will be tight. abc7 news reporter kira klapper joins us with the latest. >> good morning. win or lose is correct. let's hope it's win. we can all agree, i'm sure this, no one wants the same destructive and violent celebration that is occurred after the giants world series win. as you said, security is tightened for today. in fact, it already is. we saw some police and chp presence out on the roads this morning at this very early hour. police chief greg suhr tells us he has twice as many officers scheduled to be out today compared with a typical sunday. muni is even taking precautions, choosing to run diesel buses that can be quickly rerouted so they don't get trapped and ruined in destructive celebrations as they did after the world series. beginning at 5:00 this evening all bussus market street will be detour. most will switch to mission or vanex. the just in note, all these trends aren't to get in the way of potential celebrations, city leaders just want everyone to do it responsibly. >> niner fans, too. we don't want to arrest anybody. we want everybody to have a blast
monitoring the conditions so check back with us and we will let you know how it is looking. right now in petaluma a light shower is falling. >> stay with abc7 for continuing storm wax coverage and a reminder you can track the storm online with the live doppler 7 hd with abc7news.com. >> family near danville finds out if they can move back if their home as being crushed by a massive oak tree. the 80' oak fell on the house in an exclusive community crushing the roof. a work crew will bring in a larger crane than they had yesterday to remove the tree. the home was red tagged until engineers can determine the stability. the weather is not blamed for the tree falling because the roots were diseased. >> san francisco mayor lee is going to announce a $1 billion project that has both beer lovers and the san francisco giants saying "cheers." cornell bernard joins us live from bi48 to tell us about it. >> lots of new jobs, too, the project is big. if you like beer brewed in san francisco, check this out, pier 48, sitting right across from at&t park and it will be home to the anchor brewing comp
pain at the pump. amy joins us live with a new price jump that just happened overnight. >> check out pain we found here in south san francisco near the airport. gas is almost $5 a gallon here. ouch. this makes the rest of the bay area look good. look at the averages, per gallon right new you are paying on average in san francisco, the most, at $4.13. over $4 all over the bay. san jose at $4.07 and this is 13 percent increase the past month. we are still below the state acknowledge but we are above the national average of $3.61. drivers say they will adjust. >> i will not drive so much and are more conservative. use the bicycle more. this is the highest for this time year and because of a number of factors including the recession in europe has traders very worried so futures are up, there is maintenance going on, unexpected maintenance, and we have to switch from the gas we use in the winter to a summer grade which costs money. if you are planning to drive for spring break if you can work from home if you and because these prices are painful. >> thank you very much. san jose police ar
. finally february will bring us a little bit of rain. i'll detail that for you in a little bit. carolyn. >> lisa, thank you. we have new developments this morning in the nearly three decade-oldies appearance of kevin cool. abc7 news has learned the name of a key figure in this case and why police are hoping it will bring an end to this long investigation. ten-year-old kevin collins disappeared almost 29 years ago, last seen at a bus stop in san francisco. abc7 news reporter said the main person of interest in the disappearance had a rap sheet that included kidnapping. >> abc7 news was the first on scene tuesday when police took jackhammers into this home on masonic avenue. that's where dan therrion lived. he also went by the name kelly. he was questioned six days after kevin collins disappeared. they went to question him six days after kevin disappeared. but they went back this year and tore up the floor that might link him to the boy. home is right away cross the street from kevin's old school. therrion he had a dog. lead investigator told abc7 vic lee a key detail of what two witnesse
but the district is considering something that could be very unpopular, charging to park. using the fees to build a packing structure or cut a parking deal with nearby businesses. the district floating the idea of adding another boat during high commute times. that is a positive dilemma but the bridge district is needing to do something and they expect a decision in the next few months. >> supporters want to rename san francisco international airport in honor of harvey milk. the supervisor last month introduced legislation to rename the airport harvey milk san francisco international. milk was the first openly gay elected official and was assassinated along with the mayor mascone in 1978. agoers say the new rally is to urge the other supervisors to support his legislation. voters may decide on the name change in november. >> we are days away from massive federal spending cuts and a new poll reveals what americans want congress to do, from bloomberg news shows 54 percent of americans want congress to delay the cuts, 40 percent say the government should go ahead and allow them to kick in. as lawmak
inland at 36 and low 40's for the rest of us this morning. headed to noon, a lot of sunshine and low-to-mid 50's 60's and the mid-to-upper 60's around 4:00. not too bad in the evening, mostly clear and upper 40's to low 50's. we have rain in the forecast tomorrow, especially in the morning hours, and let to mid 50's and scattered showers for friday and dry and warmer on saturday. kristen and eric? >> 6:14. happening today in washington, dc, secretary of state john kerry will be sworn in to office today. vice president biden will give the oath. john kerry started on monday where he received a warm welcome. he succeeded secretary of state, hillary clinton, the former massachusetts senator says protecting american diplomats is a top priority. president obama is headed to israel this spring, meeting with prime minister binyamin netanyahu, in the first trip to the country as president. the white house says the president will also visit the west bank and jordan. white house press secretary carney says that the two leaders will discuss several issues including the threats posed by iran and
. abc7 news reporter joins us live from concord with what we are lending about the boy. katy? >> beverly the fact that he is 14, police are only confirming he attends a nearby school. but he could go to mount diabolo high school just down the street from the scene of the accident at grant street. the accident happened about 1:30 yesterday afternoon. we have this video and you can see the police working in the intersection where the boy was hit. yesterday was actually a school holiday so it is unclear why he was in the area of his school. we know he was in a crosswalk. the driver who hit him did stop and is cooperating with police and the investigation the boy suffered life-threatening internal injuries. he is in critical condition at last check. i talked with the police department and they could not give me an update and i reached out to oakland children's hospital where he was transferred after being taken to john muir hospital. i have not heard back from either on the boy's condition. this intersection, locals know, is dangerous. you can see when you look at it, it is clearly marked wi
. they will be okay. a neighbor told us he was woken up by the fire and his neighbor, a mother, wags calling desperately for help. >> i heard like mommy, mommy, and then the house just went like boom like after i got my dogs out -- after i got my dog out. but pretty much what happened was the lead whose -- the young girl who died, who was ten years old, her mother knocked on our neighbor's door and our neighbor knocked on our door to alert us. but pretty much the lead was mad because she couldn't get upstairs to her daughter. >> crews contained the fire in about two hours. they are still on scene investigating what ignited the fire. dozens of neighbors in adjoining apartments are displaced this morning. the red cross is here helping to provide them with shelter and food for the next couple days. reporting live in treasure island, kira klapper, abc7 news. >> kira, thank you. it's certainly been a strange 30 hours for things coming out of says. you have the giant astroid that came close to earth. the meteor that hit russia and just last night a meteor streaked through our sky. a lot of people
have to do to get your invitation is to like us on facebook and then you can hang out with 95,000 other bay area fans to post your opinions on the fashion flops, oscar snubs, and surprises. and again our coverage begins at 2:00 with "on the red carpet at the oscars." you can see the stars arrive and then the big show begins at 5:30. following the oscars we have a recap of the biggest moments and the afterparties with otrc at the oscars and jimmy kimmel's oscars special at ten followed by abc7 news at 11:00. >>> some people in the east bay were awakened by a magnitude 3.2 earthquake just before 3:00 this morning. it was centered east of fremont. no reports of any damage or injuries. >>> ripper mc hammer is tweeting after being arrested in dublin. some are calling the charges against him bogus. we have been tracking down the details. >> this is mc hammer's booking photo, taken thursday night after his arrest in dublin. according to dublin police he was parked in the hacienda shopping center when an officer approached him n a statement released the police say, quote, he had expired religio
after the team's super bowl sunday loss and our news reporter joins us live from santa clara. amy in. >> back on home surf. they will have a team meeting at 9:00, addressing the media, clean out their lockers and close out the season. the 49ers came home yesterday. we have a great shot of kaepernick arriving at the airport, fans were there, cigaretting the -- greeting the team. the players were not in a chatty mood but coach harbaugh said a quick "hello." >> thank you very much. great run. thanks for the support. >> the future looks great. we have a long team. my son will get his first super bowl, i have seen five. he will get his first and they will get it next year. >> here is a quick shot of davis driving away, he had the window down so fan could see him, and mike crabtree did the same at team headquarters in santa clara. they have another year at candlestick before they play in the santa clara new stadium. players think next year is a big one, they will take what they have learned from this season, from this loss. it will make them better, and maybe a super bowl next year. certai
. it will happen weeks from now. cornell bernard joins us live with what you need to know to be ready for the change. cornell? >> the countdown is on. in a month toll takers will be gone and all electronic tolling will be here at the golden gate bridge and starting this morning, the bridge will kickoff a series of public awareness campaigns to answer questions and clear up confusion aimed at 30 james of drivers who still pay tolls with cash. there will be hand outs and signs and information online explaining how to pay the tolls. there are three options. sign up for fast track account and get $1 discount on each toll. pay by plate, register the license plate with a bridge using a credit card and pay as you go or make a one time payment online. payment locations are set up at some gas stations across san francisco for tourists but if those do not work for you can do nothing, go through the toll plaza, get an invoice in the mail, you have 20 days to pay that. all electronic tolls comes to the golden gate bridge by the end of march. >> new this morning, president obama's popularity among
together following the shooting death of two officers in the line of duty. cornell bernard joins us live with what we are lending about the shootout. cornell? >> a very, very sad day in santa cruz, a city in mourning mourning the death of two believes killed in the line of document when they came to the home, at north branciforte, the suspect opened fire. they have been combing every inch of the crime scene. we have new video. several cars were reof -- removed from the property, a white luxus with bullet holes. detective sergeant butch baker and his colleague, elizabeth but her lost their lives on tuesday when they responded to the home. they were met with gunfire. the officers were killed. we were overhead minutes later. half an hour later the 35-year-old suspect was spotted and chased by police. he was shot and killed during the pursuit. police chief says his department now is coming to grip with the tragedy. >> there are not words to describe how i feel personally about there and how my department is reacting to this horrific tragedy. >> the chaplains are counseling fellow officers to
the year from january 1 to yesterday most of us it is the dryest it has ever been. the one area that is seeing the most rain is livermore and downtown san francisco where it is the third and 5th driest start ever to a year. we need the rain. nothing out there good for the commute. we will talk about the forecast. we have cool spots around bay at 340 to 45 in san francisco at 7:00, and mild during the lunch hour, and 50 to 54 and temperatures are close to average with sunshine, and upper 50's to low 60's at 4:00 and fall back in the low 50's. frost inland, and around 50 to 55 at noon and 58 to 62 with sunshine this afternoon and temperatures are close to average. headed to the coast it is breezy this morning, and temperatures are around 37 to 41. you will be in the low-to-mid 50's around noon and mid-to-upper 50's at 4:00 and it will not be so breezy. sue? >> we go back to albany, eastbound, 580 a car off on the shoulder and no delays here and you make your way to the richard san rafael bridge westbound, two left lanes are blocked at toll lazy for maintenance work and that will s
more information, of course, we will bring it to you. the sandbags in the front yard were used to make sure any debris did not fly in the neighborhood or damage any houses. we are live in santa clara for abc7 news. >> 6:07. president obama delivered his "state of the union" address. >> a terror plot unfolding in the bay area, with lawyers raising doubts about a man accused of trying to attack an oakland bank. year clear . >> i have a bigger concern about black ice in the north bay at napa and santa rosa at 30 degrees but santa rosa has visibility to three quarters of a mile so be careful on the bridges and overpasses it could be slick. this afternoon, we have sunshine and temperatures in the low-to-mid 60's but the coast is upper 50's with a few clouds. our two warmest days are ahead of us, thursday and friday, mid-60's to 70 and not bad on saturday. high clouds and sunshine and low 60's at the coast and upper 60's for the rest of us. >> looking at clearing any moment san francisco southbound 101, an accident much earlier this morning blocking the right lane and in the clearing phases
on the final try and the ravens win 34-31. >> i made too many mistakes for us to win. >> we had several opportunities and we did not play our best. the ravens made a lot of plays our guys battled back. >> this was the niners first ever super bowl loss in their six trips to the big game. >> super bowl live team coverage continues with katie marzullo live in new orleans. >> good morning, katie. >> afternoon, kristen and eric. we took a walk over here to jackson square, grabbed a newspaper along the way, here is the headlines "electrifying, baltimore survivors the san francisco second half surge." that was in reference to what happened at the superdome. the power went out early in the second half for a full 34 minutes, the have dome was dark, with the exception of emergency lighting so it is not that fans were plunged into pitch darkness but not bright enough for the players to play so a very strange moment and strange if the players to sit that out and lose the momentum. it was the turning point for the 49ers. >> did the power outage make a difference? >> the momentum shifted after that.
the obama administration filed a legal brief with the u.s. supreme court urges justices to strike down the federal defense of marriage act which defines marriage as only between a man and a woman. the move is not a surprise but when abc7 news anchor dan ashley asked president obama about this issue wednesday during his exclusive one-on-one interview with him at the white house, the president was noncommittal, saying that he needed to confer with the solicitor general about the proper legal strategy they should take. the supreme court is set to take up the same-sex marriage issue in late march. >> members of a marching band in crockett are looking for help to find the burglars who ripped off the band room this week. several thousand dollars of musical instruments and electronics were stolen sometime between 6:00 p.m. tuesday and 6:00 a.m. wednesday. the school is asking people to be on the lookout for musical items on sale on the internet. >>> two dozen young athletes from mount hamel high school just returned from a trip of a lifetime. they went to cuba to play baseball. they are perha
liferaft. >> soon you may be able to use bay area car pool lanes without having passengers in the car but it will cost you. amy hollyfield? >> you can pay your way on 880 but the question is, would you like to be able to do that in other parts of the bay area? according to the "san francisco chronicle" you may soon be doing just that or have the ability to. they say that traps -- transportation officials are serious about creating 560 miles of express lanes. those who are car pooling use the lanes for free. others would want to use them, can, if you pay a toll. the complaint has been that car pool express lanes are often empty and not used as much as some think they should be. so the thought is to let more people use the lanes and ease congestion. look at this list of where they hope to add the lanes. they are talking about interstate 80. 680. 880. east bay approaches to the dumbarton and san mateo bridges. they would like to have the lanes opened up by 2015. they have to do some studies and figure out how to built the lanes, how to check the tolls, et cetera, et cetera, but, at this
in santa cruz for abc7 news. >> stay us with for continuing coverage of the santa cruz officers' murders with updates on facebook and on twitter at abc news at 11 bay area. >> damage will be assessed to a san francisco neighborhood caused by a massive water main break which you saw here first yesterday on abc7 news, a massive rush will water and mud swallowing cars and two dozen homes. workers will repair 15th avenue where the flooding caused a sinkhole. this is right next to a recent sewer pipe replacement project. >> support for same-sex marriage is continuing to grow among california voters. a new field palm -- poll shows of 61 percent in california approve it. among 18 do 20 year oz 75 percent approve. among voters 65 and older, 48 percent approve. this comes as the obama administration face as deadline today on whether to weigh in on the proposition 8 case before the supreme court which will hear arguments next month in an interview you saw only on abc7 the president told dan ashley he wants to make sure his administration doesn't interject too far into the case but the president di
area and cornell joins us from spa with the impact it is having on us. >> lot of frustrated travelers. if you were trying to travel to any airport in the northeast it is not looking good, we have been checking all morning at least 30 flights have been canceled out of sfo alone. folks showing up for united flights to boston, newark, john f. kennedy, and philadelphia are being directed to a special counter on how to rebook because the flights have been recanceled including flights to chicago and detroit. in the east, folks are stocking up on food and gas, schools are closing, airports may close, too, if predictions of 2' or 3 feet of snow and the stress level is rising for many travelers who are just trying to get home. >> it is frustrateing now but it is possible it will be highly frustrated in the following hours. >> we have no clue. they are saying it is the weather but montreal is used to snow so we do not understand what is going on. this is not normal. we waiting. >> the flight through chicago was canceled and i am told that 55 arrivals and departures threw sfo have now been cance
slipping and sliding on treacherous roads. >> the weather beat us to the punch so yeah i borrowed a friend's truck. >> on new york aland's us puts expressway, hundreds of cars got stuck with hundreds of drivers spending the night on the road. even 18 wheels weren't enough to conquer the conditions. >> we need a plow. >> nearly three feet of snow is falling in some places and it's still coming down. winds traveling at up to 83 miles an hour whipping up ocean waters and causing flooding from massachusetts to maine. >> if you lose power, and we are experiencing a lot of wind at that time, you should plan on your power being out for some period of time. >> and this morning over 600,000 people waking up without power. >> make sure you have basic food supplies, medications at home. and prepare for the possibility of being shut in and at home for the next 24 or 48 hours. >> many residents say they are as prepared as they can be. >> running space heaters right now for the house because the electrical is out. now we are getting some food. >> armies of snowplows and salt trucks are clearing the snow
dead. our reporter joining us live from hillside elementary in san leandro. amy? >> the campus is closed and the kids the be allowed to return to school and there will be a crisis team here if the kid want to talk about what happened on their campus. friends and fell of the victim turn this campus into a memorial last night holding a vigil for the 19-year-old. the college student was shot to death on wednesday night before 9:00. investigators say he may have been playing a dice game on the hillside elementary school campus before he was killed. his mother says he didn't have enemies. >> my son did not deserve what happened to him. at all. he should still be with me the i should not have to bury my baby. >> foster was a registered freshman for the college football team this year and also played at the high school in oakland. investigators have not made any arrests or named any suspects. the school was closed down yesterday so investigators could look for evidence on the campus but it will be open today. >> thank you. san francisco police are investigating a chase that results in
would extend from alberta, canada to the u.s. gulf coast. it's one of several multi-billion dollars pipeline projects in the works. it would carry oil from the landlocked tar sands oil field which environmental groups say is a big step in the wrong direction. their so-called forward on climate rally will involve protesters surrounding the u.s. state department's san francisco office of the office at state market street. it will start at 1:00 this afternoon. there will also be speeches from 2:30 until 3:00. >>> happening in just a few hours, runners will take over parts of san francisco's financial district. it's an annual lunar new year celebration. the chinatown new year run starts at 8:00 this morning at grant and sacramento streets. the course winds its way through the embarcadero back up to clay street. the run will be followed by a festival at portsmouth square. be advised several streets will have lane closers and some muni lines will also be affected. ♪ ♪ >> the celebration of lunar new year continues throughout the bay area. the sounds echoed through the oakland aggies c
:30, amy hollyfield will bring also the distress call and tell us where investigators are focusing efforts today. >> new this morning, major republicans are coming out in support of same-sex marriage and that includes a top silicon valley c.e.o. this comes weeks before the supreme court hears arguments in the prop 8 case. cornell? >> that is right. the fight to legalize gay marriage is getting very, very big support from a very unlikely place: prominent republicans who now are joining forces to strike down proposition 8. dozens of prominent republicans have signed a legal brief that will submitted to the supreme court this week arguing that gay people have a constitutional right to marry, among them, signing whitman who supported prop 8 when she ran for governor, and top advisors to former president george w. bush also signing. the brief could have potential to sway conservative justices when the court hears arguments next month. last week, president obama told abc7 use congress exclusively that supporting gay marriage is the right thing to do. >> i can tell you obviously my personal view
, and knocked her to the backgrounds and used upper spray and a male passerby and the attackers ran off. the victims are okay and anyone with information is asked to call the berkeley police. in san francisco a rally is planned at city college of san francisco and members of the save city college of san francisco coalition want the board of trustees to reverse cuts to class and services, staff and faculty saying the board refused to include them in discussions on the accreditation and budget crisis that the school has been undergoing since last few. >> also in san francisco today a board supervisors committee is set to consider two gun control measures proposed by the mayor and supervisor. the "san francisco chronicle" reports that a measure would require ammunition dealers to contact the chief of police when anyone in san francisco buys more than 500 rounds in a single transaction and the other proposal makes it a crime to sell ammunition designated only for law enforcement or military agencies. >> the white house has released first lady michelle obama's official portrait. that is next
america" team is joining in on the phone. >> katie marzullo is live in new orleans to tell us more. >> good morning. consider this: new orleans is a party. the super bowl is a party. "good morning america" is a party and you put them together and you have the tailgate party of gma. they are breaking down the set they have set up in the french quarter but it was so much fund -- fun. fans were lined up, waiting to most sam and josh this morning before the sun even came up. the guys throwing the football around, shaking hands, chatting people up and having a good time. when i talked to them i asked who they are rooting positive and you will like the answer. >> they are asking me who i am rooting for which is like picking the game but i don't --. >> you can root? >> you can root. >> i will root for san francisco. >> root for san francisco. >> why not? i am hearing for san francisco. >> can i get some kaepernicking? can you say that? >> this is about the coaches. >> that's the quaterback. >> understand, it took a week to explain to sam it is the one with the oblong shape that we kick an
Search Results 0 to 26 of about 27

Terms of Use (10 Mar 2001)